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Lip Man 1
08-19-2007, 11:20 AM
August 20, 1915 - The White Sox purchase the contract of ‘Shoeless’ Joe Jackson from the Cleveland Indians for $31,500 dollars and three journeyman players.

August 20, 1928 - Sox rookie Art "The Great" (self proclaimed) Shires makes a sensational debut with four hits against the Red Sox in a 6 - 4 win. He’s one of only eleven players to ever get four or more hits in their first big league game.

August 20, 1929 - The Sox honor pitcher Urban ‘Red’ Faber with a day at Comiskey Park. The Hall Of Famer wins 254 games, all with the Sox and has four seasons of twenty or more wins.

August 20, 1948 - The Sox play before the largest regular season crowd in franchise history as they face the Indians on a Friday night in Cleveland. An amazing 78,382 are on hand to see the Tribe edge the Sox 1 - 0.

August 20, 1957 - Pitcher Bob Keegen tosses the first night no hitter in Sox history as he blanks Washington 6 - 0 at Comiskey Park.

August 20, 1989 - After Sox star Harold Baines is traded to Texas, the team retires his uniform number #3. He is only the third active player to have his uniform number retired by a club joining Frank Robinson and Phil Niekro.

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Lip

Brian26
08-19-2007, 11:35 AM
August 20, 1989 - After Sox star Harold Baines is traded to Texas, the team retires his uniform number #3. He is only the third active player to have his uniform number retired by a club joining Frank Robinson and Phil Niekro.

Lip

Sadly, Fred Manrique didn't get the same special treatment. :D: